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The austerity agenda as it plays out on the ground in American cities is often so relentless in demanding cuts in public services that it is easy to imagine that it cannot be upended.
4 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore, an Obama appointee, issued a ruling declaring that Colorado's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
5 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
Twenty-one activists in Utah were arrested Monday after they chained themselves to fences and equipment at a site planned to become the first to mine tar sands in the United States.
9 hrs ago | Common Dreams
The decriminalization of sex work is critical to tackling the global AIDS epidemic and protecting the health and human rights of this at-risk population, according to research published Tuesday in top medical journal Lancet .
13 hrs ago | Truthdig
A Hamas rocket hit and destroyed a house in Yahoud, a town only a mile from Ben Gurion Airport in Israel on Tuesday, raising severe alarm in among the international airlines and leading most of them to cancel flights to Tel Aviv.
"The only thing that can deter terrorists, like those who kidnapped the children and killed them, is the knowledge that their sister or their mother will be raped."
Israeli propaganda has hit a new low. While the world was still trying to come to terms with the mass deaths in , Benjamin Netanyahu went on CNN to state that Hamas uses the "telegenically dead" to further "their cause."
A Tennessee man who police say threatened to kill President Obama, Mitt Romney, Rep. Paul Ryan and other officials was arrested Saturday and is due to appear in court later this week.
A North Carolina pastor shot himself to death over the weekend as deputies were trying to arrest him on child sex charges.
A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find? Use a person's full name, without any title.
After rumors of a humanitarian cease-fire that would begin Tuesday morning, Al-Jazeera reports that Israel has refused the United Nations' request, citing "security reasons."
So TPM pointed out today that there are three topics Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell doesn't want to talk about on the campaign trail: McConnell has been an aggressive supporter of the controversial budget blueprints by Rep. Paul Ryan to slash taxes and privatize Medicare - he voted for them when they came up in 2011, 2012, and 2013.
A Michigan woman was released on bond late last week after she shot her boyfriend, saying that the low volume of ejaculate that he produced during sex proved that he had been having an affair.
The tone of the White House and some of Israel's other Western allies shifted slightly Monday from unequivocal support to "concern for the growing number of casualties" and calls for an immediate cease-fire between Israel and Hamas as the Palestinian death toll in the now two-week operation by the Netanyahu administration climbed to 548.
Luce died in 1967 at age 69. Life , the pictorial magazine no home would have been without in my 1950s childhood, ceased to exist as a weekly in 1972 and as a monthly in 2000; Time , which launched his career as a media mogul, is still wobbling on , a shadow of its former self.
In breaking news from the Gaza Strip, at least four people were killed today and dozens wounded when the Israeli military shelled the al-Aqsa Hospital.
You always wonder where John Kerry the anti-Vietnam War activist went, who compared the US campaigns in Southeast Asia to the predations of the Mongols.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 08:49 pm
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